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the naacp thinks the new york city requirement is a by the harsh. >> we are looking at snow across the upper midwest. i will tell you when this makes its move towards us coming up. >> reporter: everything is up to speed here on 695 at york road. i will let you know what it looks like on 95 and 83 coming up on good morning maryland. this cold season, nasal congestion won't stop me. i made the clear choice. claritin-d. decongestant products on the shelf can take hours to start working. claritin-d starts to work in just 30 minutes. power through nasal congestion fast. get claritin-d at the pharmacy counter. >>> thanks for joining ounce this friday morning. hundreds of people will take a dip in the chesapeake bay for a good cause. part of the annual polar bear plunge to raise money for the special olympics. and for the first time there's going to be two days of plunging. the maryland state police are hosting the corporate plunge challenge this afternoon about 20 companies raise money and they are going to run into the icy waters of the bay. tomorrow is the plunge fest 2013. it kicks off at sandy
highlights from last ides' peace ball including naacp president benjamin jealous. >> the challenge for our country is never to see the day when a person of color would be president, nor the challenge for our country was to ensure that it would be safe for it to have -- happen again and again. >> we'll also hear from the legendary poet son the sanchez, ralph nader, sweet honey and the rock, and angela davis. >> let me say this time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential agenda. >> we will look at big money behind the inauguration. four years ago president obama refused to accept corporate donations, but this year exxonmobil, at&t, christoph are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. -- microsoft are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the teenage gunman is in custody after allegedly killing five members of his family in new mexico on saturday night. police say the 15-year-old killed his parents and three siblings, each suffering multiple gunshot
is the naacp fighting mayor bloomberg's soda ban? a very serious and troubling question. >>> and britain's chief medical officer says we are facing a new super bacteria that could have the same effect and be even a bigger effect than a terrorist attack. dr. oz comes "outfront" to say why. and democratic senator dianne feinstein proposes a federal ban on assault rifles. but does she have the votes to get it passed or is she wasting her time? let's go "outfront." good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. and "outfront" tonight, gone too far. today, democratic senator dianne feinstein proposed a new federal ban on some assault rifles and semi-automatics. now, she certainly got it right visually, when she was standing there today, she had a backdrop of some of the guns she wants to ban, and it included, and very prominently, a bushmaster, like the one used in the newtown massacre. there was also a circle of uniformed law enforcement officers and gun violence victims. there was rolled out with pomp and circumstance, but did she get the message right? she, herself, admits that getting this pas
claiming that the war on big soda is bad for minorities. the naacp and the hispanic business says the freedom of choice in low income communities . will, what do you make of this story at the end of the hour that i have lost interest in? >> greg, we joke about this. we have a guy who is drinking 30, 40 sodas in a day. it is disgusting. we have to talk to him about it. you saw dough -- soda shamed him. >> tucker tucker carlson is no longer wearing the girdle. somebody would like that. >> you know what i like, mike bloomburg had the naacp with him and he is looking at the other soft drink companies and saying i can't believe they can be bought. i have all of the money. why didn't bloomburg say i will pay for the programs you like. >> the soda company gave money to the naacp. >> that was the naacp saying it to bloomburg? i thought it was a church choir. my boys with i will laugh at that. >> is that like a jock i would never get? >> because it was black people standing behind him. >> no, i got that. stop treating me like o'reilly. i don't think that is wrong against minorities. first
rights group is taking on new york city the naacp and the hispanic federation have joined the soft drink industry in a lawsuit to stop the city's ban on those big sodas. those really big sodas. the naacp in a statement attacking new york's mayor michael bloomberg saying quote, our stand is about basic economic fairness. bloomberg's ban attacks the little bay while giving a pass to big corporations. the mayor michael bloomberg isn't taking it quietly. >> the naacp, in all fairness it's the local chapter and not the national, but for them to do this is such an outright disgrace how they can look themselves in the mirror and knowing they are hurting the life expectancy and the quality of life for the people that most deserve. the same is true for this hispanic organization that sold their soul because a lot of hispanic kids are overweight as well. >> the hispanic federation called the remarks by bloomberg friday, quote, irresponsible. joining me here louis reyes who is also an attorney and also a "usa today k" columnist. i did invite the naacp and hispanic regulation united states because t
: let me take it on to a different topic then. this is a bit bewildering as well. the naacp is fighting new york's ban on large sugary soft drinks. whether you agree with the ban or not, the naacp is saying the ban hurts minority-owned small businesses and reduces freedom of choice in low income communities. there are those who would say the naacp might want to direct their energies toward fighting obesity problems. fighting diabetes or health issues. what side do you guys take on this? >> it's interesting. i'm going to -- she's actually the president of an naacp chapter. that will be interesting there. i'll tell you this. when you stop for a moment and look at it, whether or not you have an opinion on this, whether or not people should be ingesting that, whether or not this is an overreach of government to say that, whatever, let's walk away from that. the ban doesn't actually affect large businesses. like 7-eleven so basically you're saying hey we're putting the rule down but if you're a big corporation, you don't have to deal with this. but you small businesses that actually might --
profiling complaints to the naacp. all in a ruling from maryland court of appeals. law-enforcement officials argue the documents are personnel records and thus exempt from disclosure under maryland public information law, but the court disagreed. the naacp says the ruling sets a strong president and will help determine if and when racial profiling claims or investigated. prosecutors were dealt a blow today. the judge will allow defense lawyers to try and show the lead detective in the case has a history of lying. detective daniel nicholson is currently under investigation for alleged unauthorized search he led when his teenage daughter ran away last year. >> late this afternoon, prosecutors rested their case against the anne arundel county executive. testimony has been anything but typical of the past weeks. barry simms has details from annapolis. >> another former member of county executive john leopold's security detail outlined his duties and responsibilities. he testified that he took his concerns to his superiors, but nothing was ever remedy. he claims that in 2010 he asked to be taken
companies, got naacp to stand with them, in the lawsuit, saying that the ban is racist. >> bob: here is the problem, with naacp. they receive a lot of money from soft drink industry for other things they are doing and the programs that were funded. king and spalding is doing it pro bono for naacp. they should step back and let somebody else take it who does not have a direct conflict with the soft drink industry. >> eric: why does the naacp get money from soft drink industry? >> bob: coca-cola gives enormous money for research. >> dana: research and also they run fitness programs, after-school programs in urban centers. >> andrea: this law isn't racist. it's stupid. this is one of the dumbest thing that bloomberg has ever done. i like to see the groups going after each other. the dem on dem violence is fun to watch. but this law is just dumb. period. i mean, it's one of block block's i think -- >> dana: greg, last thought? >> greg: the big soda ban hurts people like dana who use the big gulp cups to bathe in while travelling. >> dana: it's handy. they said if they thought it was raci
a superbowl xlvii shirt. >>> how one chapter of the naacp is backing a lawsuit preventing a soda ban. >> rescuing a small dog from chilly waters is harder than you think. we will show you what it took to save someone's pooch. >> it's cold and we are not the only ones dealing with the deep freeze. we will look at what's going on with the frigid temperatures as much as the country is shivering this morning. >> and we have the cold and the clouds. we will have the snow a little later and i will tell you when it arrives in your neighborhood coming up. >> reporter: well, everything is up to speat on 695 -- speed on 695. but we are dealing with a crash on 97. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. >> 8 minutes after 6. a quiet picture from new york city. let's go up there for today's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites video in your tweets. twitter app called vine allows useers to share 6 second video clips of the messages. at first it works on facebook but the social network blocked it and it is only available for apple devices so far. the game temple r
? it is a controversial issue, but the move is getting slammed by a group that you might not expect. the naacp. i'll speak with a woman who's leading the charge next. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] nothing gets you going quite like the power of quaker oats. today is going to be epic. quaker up. today is going to be epic. i've got two tickets to paradise!l set? pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> now to a story about civil rights and soda. the naacp is fighting the ban on big sugary drinks in new york city. it is supposed to go into effect in march. now, restaurants and other venues won't be able to sell sugary drinks and cups larger than 16 ounces. all to combat new yorkers' weight problem as the mayor explained when th
. the new york chapter of the naacp, an organization that has close ties with coca-cola, coca-cola funds some of their programs, "the new york times" reports that attorneys for coca-cola wrote in an naacp court filing that supports blocking the supersize soft drink ban. the city health department says since obesity rates are higher in the african-american community the ban would be beneficial. that ban goes into effect come march. it is surprising that the naacp would weigh into this debate. you know, you and i have had this debate a bunch of times about the size of these sodas at a time when the people who are really suffering with obesity are african-americans and latinos. >> the same thing happened when you saw potential increasing of taxes on cigarettes. it happened in chicago where you had business groups, the black chamber of commerce, they said, oh, this is going to hurt small businesses but then the argument was, wait a minute, when you look at cancer rates among african-americans, how do you say don't do that when it's affecting african-americans? and so i think the naacp, the n
was involved in the naacp progressive political party and the peace movement and was involved in the peace movement well in advance of that. estimate the public image of your mother is behind the scenes , quite yet -- what was she like as a person? >> she was very mission driven and the thing i like to say most is on the conventional level she used to tell me all the time for a woman to experience all that she's experienced right after the montgomery bus boy protest that is a time all of the emotions and the hate and hostility she had no notion of bitterness and all this love and understanding and goodwill and hope and faith and she just loved and didn't let that hinder her work so you can imagine we hear about our father being assassinated. i'm five, my brother is seven. little kids are sad he's taken away that way. you can really become very pay to fill the but my mother taught us about loving and that you're father left for this cause and gave his life. we don't hate people. and so i live with that example constantly throughout this book. >> where did you come up with the title desert r
a champion and the drug policy alliance as well as the naacp. i also want to thank san francisco's district attorney george gascon who is at our public hearing at the safety committee a couple weeks back. george was there to speak on behalf of the bill we were working on together but he proactively came for this bill, s.b. 1506, to say that he's been law enforcement for 30 years and bring back 30-year experience to this consideration of this bill, and he said this bill makes sense because drug treatment works and this is in spite of the fact we'll be battling the district attorneys along with many other arms of public safety. [laughter] >> we've got the data, we've got the facts and we know this will provide great benefit to our communities, to our neighborhoods, and to all of california. thank you for your support. [applause] >> tal, i want to go back to the question that marty posed earlier, which is in effect this idea that in order to incentivize people making the decision to seek treatment that the fear of a felony conviction or possible state prison sentence could play a positive role
our pastor of third baptist, the president of the san francisco chapter of the naacp and grateful for his leadership in all of the issues surrounding san francisco. please welcome pastor amos. >> [applause] >> thank you. mr. eric mcdonald, the moving spirit behind this initiative today, to all the memorable leaders of the city and county of san francisco gathered here, to reverend michael paf pappas serves as the executive director of the interface council, reverend mr. joseph bryant, pastor of cal vory hill and the chairperson of the rainbow push coalition of this region, mr. mayor, ladies and gentlemen, i rise to present the keynote person to speak for this press conference. i think i could best get at the task by doing what i did in elementary school. my teacher called on us invablable to do what they call "show and tell". you don't talk about anything unless you could first show something. it was back in september when i had the privilege of being a delegate at the democratic national convention, and on that monday preceding the convention african-american faith leaders
has recovered and no longer wearing the girdle. >> ebay that girdle. >> mike bloomburg had naacp with him when he made the announcement and now look being at coca-cola and bottling companies. i can't believe they would be bought. i would pay for the programs you would like. soda companies gave money. >> it was naacp standing with bloomburg. i thought it was a church choir. my boys laugh at that. >> that is a joke i would not get. >> a bunch of plaque where people standing behind. >> i get it >> don't treat me like a am o'reilly. >> and so what, i don't think it is wrong to give to minoriteses. get rid of the food deserts . in the hood, you can't get options. there is no options. why you take up the bad thing and you bring in the good thing. food desert. >> i never heard thav before. >> and it is a whole campaign for walmart. bad neighborhoods that don't have produce. it is a problem. >> we are trying to not replace anything and just taking. >> live in randall's island. me and a couple of soccer field and i find a tode stool and i trip and where am i? >> oh, my god. yeah, right. i
profiling. the aclu and the naacp board's made that push for the files but it was argued those documents are personnel records. the court disagreed. the naacp said the ruling threatens to set a strong precedent. >> more opportunities for women in the military. defense secretary leon panetta announced more than 200,000 combat jobs previously only open to men are now open to both sexes. the secretary pointed out 150 women have been killed in combat in iraq and afghanistan, and he believes if they can meet the qualifications of the job, they should have the right to serve in those positions. in recent years there has been a growing number of women enrolling in local high school junior rotc programs. >> while they are not geared to preparing women for the military -- tim tooten is live in the newsroom with their reaction. >> educators will tell you that rotc programs have become very popular, especially among females, because they teach discipline and responsibility. they also stress academics. the junior rotc program here is the largest in baltimore county. it is one of the top programs in
to see them oppose it but some were surprised when the spanish deck calculation and the naacp. they said they're doing it not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan would but a limit to 16-understand drink in restaurants, sports games, street carts, and movie theaters. it results in $4.7 billion in annual health care costs. 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkers struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometime decided that an issue that is important to him should be just a this way or no hazel dukes is the presid. >> the decision is -- >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contents the sugar ban is unfair because it affects supermarket and convenience stores. >> why do you think the big chains are left out? >> they have political power. >> the city's commissioner did not comment on cram but
at the naacp. mr. shelton, thank you for this. when you first heard about this, what did it smell like to you? what was your sense of why people would be doing this kind of thing, breaking up the states in the electoral college, having them vote so the rural areas would have more cloet. what did smell when you saw? >> to try to undercut the process, to try to win elections regardless of the process. in a time when we should be moving as a nation to make sure more democratic in the process, that more americans can participate, to make sure that the outcome of our elections are consistent with the popular decisions made by those going to the polls, we had this move to undercut all of that. it's a big problem. and it really stinks in so many ways. >> that's what i think. just talking about the state i grew up in pennsylvania where you have a large minority population in philadelphia. it's not all black, it's half and half. but the fact is that's where the democratic party's base. and you have an 85% turnout for the democratic party for president obama. basically, all those votes would be treated
to their senses. we'll see. steve and hillary shlton, senior vice president for policy and advocacy at the naacp. when you first heard about this, what did it smell like to you? what was your sense of why people would be doing this kind of thing? breaking up the states by electoral college so that the rural states would have more clout. what did you smell? >> it seemed like a real fraudulent approach to try to undercut the process. at a time when we should be moving as a nation to make sure we're more democratic in the process so more americans can participate, to make sure that the outcome of our elections are consistent with the popular decisions made by those going to the polls. we have this move to undercut all of that. it's a big problem and it really stinks in so many ways. >> that's what i think. just talking about the state i grew up, in pennsylvania, where you have a large minority population in philadelphia. it's not all black, it's half and half. but the fact is, that's where the democratic race is. and you've got an 85% turn out for president obama. basically, all of those votes woul
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